Galina Vromen – CEO of KGI
Galina joined the Harold Grinspoon Foundation at its U.S. headquarters in Massachusetts to direct the foundation’s grants for Israel. In 2008, she returned to Israel and launched Sifriyat Pijama and established the Israeli entity of the foundation, Keren Grinspoon Israel (Hebrew for Grinspoon Foundation Israel). Before joining the foundation, she worked mostly in publishing and journalism, in Israel, the U.S., the Netherlands, France, England and Mexico. She has a BA in anthropology and media communications from Hampshire College and an MA in English literature from Bar-Ilan University.
Sylvia Kamowitz-Hareven – Director of Education for Sifriyat Pijama
Sylvia, an early childhood specialist, is a seasoned lecturer and educator. She is a member of Sifriyat Pijama’s book selection teams and is responsible for book-based curricula and professional teacher training throughout Israel for Sifriyat Pijama. She holds a BA with honors from Brown University and an MA (summa cum laude) in Early Childhood Studies from Hebrew University. Originally from Boston, Massachusetts (USA), Sylvia now resides in Jerusalem, Israel.
Malky Margalit CPA – Finance Director Keren Grinspoon Israel
Malky has a degree in accounting and more than 15 years of experience in her field. Before joining the foundation, she worked for a commercial company in the US for several years. In 2014, she returned to Israel and joined Keren Grinspoon Israel.
Hedva Cohen, Director of Special Projects and PR
Hedva is the Director of Special Projects and public relations at Keren Grinspoon Israel. Her responsibilities include media relations, preparation of marketing materials, events production, book donations, connections with children’s theaters and storytellers, and more.